NEWPORT BEACH, CA – September 12, 2012 – Bitcentral, dedicated to open news delivery and the success of its partners, announced today that Lake Charles, LA station KPLC went live on the Bitcentral’s Precis™ news production and playout solution. KPLC is a member of Raycom Media and the NBC affiliate in Lake Charles, LA. KPLC is consistently one of the nation’s most innovative and most-watched television stations, ranking among the top 5 Nielsen-rated stations nationally throughout the year. We’re proud to be the vehicle for news delivery in the Lake Charles, LA community. Congratulations to your staff and thank you for your partnership during the implementation project!
Bitcentral’s Precis is the most efficient, production system available to news professionals today. Precis brings four channels of playout and unprecedented MOS workflow integration and efficiency to newsrooms. Precis integrates with best-of-breed solutions to meet simultaneous production needs for broadcast, online and mobile with the scalability to meet the ever-growing number of delivery platforms.
Precis customers have the flexibility to choose from world class technology brands, such as Adobe’s Premiere® Pro for full craft editing or Bitcentral’s browser editor Create, which allows newsrooms to achieve more with the resources they currently have. AP’s ENPS and Avid’s iNews are tightly integrated allowing for choice among the most popular newsroom computer systems.
The workflow goes beyond the newsroom and extends content creation out into the field. Journalists can see and use all of the station’s content from wherever they are and remotely contribute their packages back to the station.